Fish On! With Denver's Mississippi River Guide Service!

Mississippi River & St. Croix River Fishing Guide Denver McKinnon. Over 38 years of experience!

Denver has been fishing the Mississippi River system for over 38 years. With a lot of experience on the river, Denver feels that guiding is the best way to pass on the Mississippi River and St. Croix river knowledge he has gained over the years.

Whether interested in bring home fish for dinner or looking for a trophy, Denver will do his best to provide you with a happy and exciting day. You can choose the target species between Walleyes, Sauger, and Crappie. The techniques you learn with Denver will help you when you are out on your own on the Mississippi River and St. Croix River. Denver guides on the Pool 2 (St. Paul), Pool 3 (Hastings), and Pool 4 (Red Wing) of the Mississipi River. He also guides on the St. Croix from Hudson all the down to Hastings. Book a trip today with Denver's guide Service, and let your Mississippi or St. Croix River fishing adventure begin!

Check out Denver's recent Mississippi River fishing reports. He adds a report almost each time he is out, so check back often to see what the fish are up to! Also, take a look at his Mississippi River trip logs to see stories from his client trips and testimonials!

"Thanks again so much for a great day fishing. My dad and I had a great time. Good luck with the softball in Mankato and drive safe." - Matt (Red Wing trip 09/23/11)

Weather,Water Temperature, and the spawn are in full force now

Thursday morning Marty ,Brian and myself headed out of Everett's resort around 8 ish. We fished several areas today and in most we got a keeper or two.  We pitched jigs ,Dubuque rigged and also pulled raps to catch our fish.  Best way was still dub rigging .  It was fun gentlemen and can't wait to hip check Brian when the trolling season rolls along here in the near future.  Brian is pictured with the biggest eye of the day. 

Friday I got out with a couple gentlemen from Caledonia, Mn. The bite seemed a little tougher on this date but we still seemed to put together the limit for Jeff and Dan to enjoy for dinner.  With the water starting to recede I can see the bite really picking up the next couple days.  It was fun seeing you guys again been many many years .  Jeff I will stop by to look at grandpas house next time I'm in town. Thanks guys for he memories. 

Saturday I had Bryan, Donny, And Troy in the boat.  We Dubuque rigged all day today and it was the right choice of technique to catch everyone's limit today.  The biggest trick today was getting the boat control to where we needed it to  put the fish in the boat.  Donny really made up for his low contribution from last year by kicker everyone's butt this year. Way to go bud it just takes time to get the right feel on this technique.  

By the way Bryan and Troy did not fall to far behind on fish today either they are all learning quickly.  The only thing we had a problem with at times was feeding the Walleyes without seeing them come to the boat.  It was an absolute blast gentlemen and I look forward to our outing every spring.  

The river is starting to fall now so you will have to adjust.  The laxity is awesome for spring tie fishing. And the water temperature is going to rise pretty quickly this week with the warmer temperatures in the forecast. Trolling the rig is right around the orner. Then dragging will pick up too.  

Good luck guys and and gals !!!!!!

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